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Add 32/20 and 20/24

1st number: 1 12/20, 2nd number: 20/24

32/20 + 20/24 is 73/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 6 = 120,
    32/20 = 32 × 6/20 × 6 = 192/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    20/24 = 20 × 5/24 × 5 = 100/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/120 + 100/120 = 192 + 100/120 = 292/120
  5. 292/120 simplified gives 73/30
  6. So, 32/20 + 20/24 = 73/30
    In mixed form: 213/30

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